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Aug 9, 2013 11:00pm EDT
in his book, i try to love america. but i cannot love things. no one in good health can. imagine a world of material wealth is devoid of people. i try to love america and its people, the dominant majority, their depiction of me and their treatment of mine. i have had to try to love america but they would not love the african whole of me. thus i could not love america. i have come to know that i have tried to love america's ideals and promise and process. these things could mean no more to me than they have to those that conceived them were written on were cited and ultimately betrayed them. then i stopped trying to love america. with that has come a measure of unexpected contentment that is settled upon me like an ancient ceremonial robe, warm and splendid, mislead but valued all the more for its belated retrieval. randall robinson, thank you for being with us. >> guest: thank you for having me. >> on this week's newsmakers, dana rohrabacher. he's chairman of the foreign affairs subcommittee on europe, eurasia, and emerging threats. we discussed a variety of foreign policy topics
Aug 9, 2013 8:00pm EDT
talked to him on the program in depth. this is three hours. >> host: what does america owe blacks? >> guest: well, it owes them an acknowledgment of what happened. we don't like to talk about that in the states. even blast history month. there's a truncated version of what woodson had in mind. now it starts in slavely and moves forward and cuts us all from any access to african history. which was not what woodson intended. and so we obviously owe the value of our hire to those people who suffered so much and their families who dissented from those people who worked for 246 years for nothing. we owe them something for that. we owe them the story. we have been asked to expect that people can survive in good sound, psychology health. ashes and obliterated history. when i was a dmield richmond, virginia, we used to have a phrase that we used all the time from here to tim. but nobody knew what it was. nobody knew the providence of the world. didn't know where it was. didn't know it was a place. tim buck, which was a cross roads. it was also a site of one the world's first university. a
Aug 17, 2013 8:45pm EDT
to the scientists and allowed america to take the lead and develop the atomic bomb. by the time the bombs were dropped on hiroshima and nagasaki the british role in all of this have been completely forgotten. the sad part of the story is later in his life churchill who was kind of dismissed with nuclear technology throughout his career as a politician suddenly becomes aware of how destructive and how dangerous it is existentially. he only had that realization 20 years earlier it would have reshaped what became a nuclear arms locally. at the time i think he was just really unaware of the potentiality of atomic energy and dismissed it and kept saying i'm very happy with explosives we are to have. >> lara heimert a lot of the conversation here at bookexpo america this year is about e-books still. does basic have been approached to e-books? have they been helpful to your business? >> we love e-books. we love it when people have more ways to read books and what we find is a lot of people toggle between the two. they don't become exclusive e-book readers and don't assert their bookshelves. i use my
Aug 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
>>> a chaotic day at the america's cup in san francisco after two sailors go overboard. >>> it's been a violent 24 hours in oakland. we'll have the latest on a double homicide last flight and a shooting today in broad -- last night and a shooting today in oakland. >>> and 13 stories of concrete crashes down and now cal bay east bay's warren hall is just a pile of rubble. what scientists hope to learn from this. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken pritchett. >>> well, another mishap in the race for the america's cup as two sailors are thrown overboard this hour on a windy and choppy bay. jade hernandez joins us live with the condition on the sailors and hue the races will go -- and how the races will go on. >> reporter: we're live at the marina. today, spectators saw the most dramatic action here just a few hours ago. >> as they make the turn, look at the acceleration. >> reporter: some spectators called it scary. you are watching the emirates team. during a sharp turn, two crew members went overboard. both men suffered only bumps and bruises. >> the safet
Aug 8, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. and breaking overnight, golden ticket. at least three people waking up brand-new multimillionaires this morning, after an all-out frenzy coast-to-coast to buy tickets for the almost $500 million jackpot. >>> also breaking overnight, a raging wildfire out of control. home after home burned to the ground, as firefighters are injured and the inferno blocked people's escape route. >>> and usher speaks out for the first time about his 5-year-old son's terrifying accident in the family pool. why he says he's overwhelmed right now, as his custody battle with his ex-wife now heats back up. >>> i've been daft punk'd. >> is stephen colbert really angry? or did he just pull off one of the more elaborate stunts you'll ever see? from ashton kutcher to matt damon, so many celebrities helping him to retaliate against the hottest pop band right now. we're going inside the viral sensation. >>> has stephen colbert ever not been happy? >> he's really angry, america. >>> good morning, america. i know some people that are really happy. here are the winning numbers in the lot
Aug 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
of america through the senses. the population reached 17 million in 26 states. we consistently see 30%. slaves #2.5 million, which is almost 15% of the population, and new orleans joins the list of the largest cities in the united states. we heard about the tylers and their attitude toward slavery. give us an indication of what was happening in 1840. >> this is a tremendous time of sexual tension. we like to think the country is divided regionally, that everyone in the north is anti slavery and everyone in the south is proslavery. it is not that simple. people in the north benefited from slavery and the slave trade until it was ended. they now move into a different economic arena. they no longer need slavery, and slippery as a threat to them because of the free labor system in the north, and the kinds of the economy that is needed to preserve institutions in the north are different from those in the south, so what is happening in congress is both groups want to control legislation, because if you are in more industrialized regions, we want certain parts of laws passed to preserve the
Aug 6, 2013 9:00pm PDT
branch on powell street in san francisco. next month they reportedly hit the bank of america on this street pictures from the security camera there. again, the same mo where the robbers take over the bank jump over the counter and commit the robbery by gun point. last thursday the fbi says the robber took over the first republic bank on geary. agency also looking for a second bank robber. they dub this man the up close bandit because of the clarity of the security video. they believe he's hit at least 2 banks. so far he hasn't been as violent as the high jumper. >> simulating as if he has a weapon underneath his clothing. never displays the weapon. if i'm not mistaken he utahizes a note. >> fbi says since october of last year they have had 160 bank robbery if san francisco jurisdiction and that is from the oregon border all the way south to monterey. and that's an increase from the same time last year. they have also seen a pattern developing in these bank robbery not only in the commercial districts but also in shopping centers. vick lee, 7 news. >> livermore police
Aug 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. final countdown. a huge blow for the u.s., as britain bows out of an attack on syria. the white house now ready to go it alone. new details right now about the strike that could happen this weekend. >>> the nfl agrees to pay almost $800 million to thousands of players suffering from concussions on the field. but are they doing anything to prevent more injuries? we hear from one of football's most famous players. >>> i just remember asking what happened? >>> hospital horror. the unbelievable story of a brother who donated his kidney to save his sister's life. and a nurse mistakenly tossed it in the trash. we'll hear their emotional story this morning in an abc news exclusive. >>> and imagine your cherished wedding memories disappearing forever. that's what happened to hundreds when their wedding video company shut down with no one to call. this morning, one very tenacious recorder tracks down the hidden files. and with cameras rolling, we have very special reunions. >>> and good morning, america. big holiday weekend ahead. that last gasp of summer
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
:30 when we check with abc7 news reporter cornell bernard and an update. at 7:00, "good morning america" will have a report from the fire lines after the abc7 news. >> now the new bay bridge where we are a little more than two days away from the closure to get ready for the debut. that closing starts late in the evening on wednesday august 28. it will last for up to five full days over the long labor day holiday. the bridge will re-open by tuesday, september 3rd, the day after labor day. preparations for the closing are underway. we are joined from the toll plaza with more on what is happening. matt? >> three toll lanes are closed over the past weekend so they could put in fast-track only lanes for the new bridge. you can see all the lanes are back only this morning and the work is done. all 9 bay bridge is closed to prepare for the opening of the new eastern span after labor day with no traffic allowed for four days going wednesday night at 8:00 and the closures starts with rolling traffic blocks by c.h.p. on the main roads leading to the bridge with on ramps in oakland and san francis
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Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
with hillary clinton and a revolt among some fast food workers in america. [chanting] caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us this tonight. under heavy pressure to stop demonizing america by calling it a racist society and start trying to solve some of the severe problems in poor african-american precincts far left grievous industry is getting more desperate every day. instead of trying to come up with solutions caused by outcome african-american men the catastrophic dropout rate in the inner city and destruction of the traditional black family, the race hustlers and their sympathizers have descended into the gutter. top gun in this tawdry display georgetown university professor michael eric dyson. >> we can indict the white family there is a loft negativity. there is a lot of dismissiveness. crass materialism that refuses to care for the other. we can talk about the pathology at the heart of the white family. >> bill: georgetown must be very proud. it gets worse. speaking about the epidemic of murder com
Aug 6, 2013 11:00pm EDT
and import of american man slips with ivan's made in america compared to the foreign ships with items and products made in foreign lands ? if they're is a lot of balance there at least why would we want to have more foreign chips? how many homes are we going to lose? said the one okay. >> guest: in the part of virginia i can tell you that our ratio of import to export is about 50-50 which is a great place to be. from this country we are sending over, like i said before, you know, paper and pulp and logs and agriculture and importing those foreign finished things that are made, you know, elsewhere. in the united states their is a huge push tow reassure some offshore manufacturing. the part of virginia wants to be the conduit for trade. >> host: you said it is 5050, pretty much equal. what does that matter, do you think? >> guest: we obviously want commerce coming and going from both, you know, manufacturers, producers, agriculture and the debt is states, both farmers and businesses want places to send their goods. there is a demand overseas, and we have to pay attention to both export
Aug 13, 2013 12:00am EDT
, but john tyler's views were consistent. letitia was different. >> here is 1840 view of america through the senses. the population reached 17 million in 26 states. we consistently see 30%. slaves #2.5 million, which is almost 15% of the population, and new orleans joins the list of the largest cities in the united states. we heard about the tylers and their attitude toward slavery. give us an indication of what was happening in 1840. >> this is a tremendous time of sexual tension. we like to think the country is divided regionally, that everyone in the north is anti slavery and everyone in the south is proslavery. it is not that simple. people in the north benefited from slavery and the slave trade until it was ended. they now move into a different economic arena. they no longer need slavery, and slippery as a threat to them because of the free labor system in the north, and the kinds of the economy that is needed to preserve institutions in the north are different from in the north are different from those in the south, so what is happening in congress is both groups want to control le
Aug 17, 2013 11:30pm PDT
now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> a scary start to the first race of the america's cup challenger finals in san francisco bay. one boat stalls on racecourse and another into the water. >> i'm ken pritchett in for ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> two sailors thrown into san francisco bay after their catamaran nose-dived at 46 miles per hour. bringing back memories of another america's cup accident that killed a cure member. jade hernandez live in san francisco. >> reporter: heather, today's race was supposed to be about the speed and skill of 72' catamarans on the bay, but instead it was about two teams trying to survive. both teams racing in the louis vuitton final cups struggled on the water. emirate's team new zealand was caught in a sharp turn, throwing two crew members overboard. >> all of a sudden it crashes. >> i was more worried about the people who fell over. both men pulled to safety only suffered bumps and bruises. >> it was quite a welcome to america's cup. >> reporter: these spectators weren't expecting the dramatic excitement. >> the safety
Aug 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
. yeah, possibly advisory strength if you head throughout the afternoon. america's cup, we could see the new criteria come into play today. cool conditions in addition to cool start we have a robust sea breeze. it's going to feel cooler. right now a wind advisory posted for antioch. look at these numbers. 79 degrees, cooler than average yet again today. our seventh consecutive day of cooler than average weather inland, bay side at the coast. 69 bay side. full forecast shows you when the hot august nights come into the mix. good morning. >> good morning. things are slow at bay bridge approach. the lights have been turned on and slowdown isn't too bad at least the stackup. they go into the maze. towards el cerrito things stand out, even richmond. you can see on traffic maps not too bad of a slowdown. that's good news if you're headed toward the bay bridge in the next hour or so. also a quick update from caltrans. minor delays but the a good improvement from 45 minutes an hour ago to 15 minutes. b.a.r.t. is running and muni is running. and ac transit -- >> is running as well. >> we are
Aug 6, 2013 6:00pm PDT
in the race. the reception for the swedish team back in the america's cup competition after a tragic accident on the bay. >>> a new threat of carmageddon. the events that will make it difficult with traffic. >>> beautiful sky out there. the only thing that's missing is summer. when are we going to warm up? the answer in my forecast, next. >>> we also believe that stoley is more interested in its profit than in protecting gay people. >> as unusual protest over russian's vodka with the spirit -- what the spirit of the demonstration was all about. look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
, america became more free and more fair not just for african americans, but for women and latinos, asians and native americans, for catholics, jews and muslims, for gays, for americans with disabilities. america changed for you and for me and the entire world drew strength from that example. linepresident obama was one of several speakers at the ceremony. he joined past presidents jimmy carter and bill clinton as well as oprah winfrey and martin luther king junior's children. >> house speaker john boehner says he wants answers from president obama about possible u-s military action in syria. boehner says he wants a "clear, unambiguous explanation" of how military action will secure u-s interests. the president says he is still discussing whether to launch a military strike against syria. he says he believes the syrian government is responsible for an august 21st chemical weapon attack that rebels claim killed 13-hundred people. >> coming up on kron 4 news. we will show you some reactions to the bay bridge closing. this will be it the semaphore the next people behaving badly.coming upt seg
Aug 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
. >> the america's cup showdown is set next. which international team will challenge the united states for san francisco bay? >> u.n. inspecters try to get to the bottom of a chemical weapons attack. >> the 197th edition of the farmer's only -- almanac. >> tesla is outselling ten makes including cadillac, cries her, audi, mercedes but only offers one model for $62,000! at the box office a win for "the butler," taking in $17 million. the comedy "we are the millers" was next at 2nd. >> subway will offer sandwiches on garlic bread but not available cross the country until >> covering daly city, dublin, los gatos and all bay area this is abc7 news. >> this week marks the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on washington, dc, and dr. martin luther king's "i have a dream" speak. president obama will speak at the "let freedom risk" on the steps where dr. king spoke. >> u.n. inspectors are on the way to investigate an alleged chemical attack. it is not clear if the team is heading to a suburb of damascus where it happened. opposition leaders say up to 1,300 people were killed by the alleged chemical we
Aug 7, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. >>> next round of the america's cup where they stand in the semifinal races. >> a home ownership is, you know, the quintessential element of the american dream. >> how the housing market takes center stage in the president's southern california tour. >> and leaden overcast in the bay area giving way to a peak of sunshine out there. the numbers warmer than yesterday and we are beginning a warm trend. i'll explain what that is, it's been so long, after a break coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, online interview with the he buying website, zillow. "homeownership is the quintessential element of t >>> the president is continuing his tour of southern california and participating in an online interview with the home buying website sill low. ska home ownership is the quintessential american dream. so what we did was throw everything we could at helping homeowners who had seen their houses go under water. >> citizens around the country submitted questions about the housing market through social media. it was also a chance for mr. obama to emphasize his plan to strengthen the middle class. next on his
Aug 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
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Aug 10, 2013 7:00am PDT
with a 1:05 first pitch there and of course don't forget about america's cup always ongoing. you can expect big crowds there -- they have a race that gets started at one this afternoon. if you are heading into the city today you are probably going to have company and can probably expect heavy traffic. live this morning in san francisco, alex savage. >> you just heard him mention 49erss fan fest. today's event will be the last one held at candlestick park. >>> thousands of fans will be headed to the stick to watch the team practice and grab autographs. there will be live music, face painting, photograph booths and the only time training camp will be open to the public. the festival gets going at noon and you can watch practice from two to four. 49ers alumni, the gold rush cheerleaders and current player also be there to sign autographs. >> bart negotiations resume at ten and trains will almost certainly run on monday whether or not a deal is made this weekend. the governor plans to ask a judge to stop a strike if there is no deal by tomorrow. he filed his request for a cooling off period
Aug 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >> ahead, seven things to know before you g a as we hand things off to "good morning america" here are seven things to know before you go, number one, the toll bridge committee will announce the opening date for the new eastern span of the bay bridge in a few hours. a tuesday federal official they signed off on a temporary fix for cracked safety bolts for a possible labor day opening. >> hair police say an officer has shot and killed a man armed with a knife after he charged at the officer. police arrived at the apartment complex after a 12-year old girl called 9-1-1 saying her dad was going to kill her mom. >> breaking news in walnut creek police are investigating a burglary attempt at tiffany jewelry store on south main. someone backed a white truck, right there, into the front of the store and police are now looking for two men in a second vehicle, a white chevrolet. >> four, president obama will release a taped statement on the situation in egypt in the next 15 minutes and already this morning supporters are ousted president morsi have set fire to two government buildings in ca
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
zealand will face off against oracle team usa for the 34th america's cup and clinched the cup yesterday after it beat italy in the best 13 series taking on defending champ oracle starting september 7. >> several things we are following, the let of thunderstorms in the sierra, and summer warmth back in our forecast and the quids -- kids are headed back to school. >> traffic is pouring into the tolls and not seeing any delays but we have a severe traffic advisory in guerneville. >> this morning, two thieves are in custody because of the courage of a twelve-year-old boy. authorities say dion was alone when two burglars broke into his home and he called 9-1-1 and hid in a closet. he stayed on the phone with the dispatcher who reassured him. >> 9-1-1? >> the thieves broke in the house. >> what room are you in? >> my mother's room. >> stay on the phone with me. >> i am whispering because they are coming in. >> i am scared. >> they are inside the home now. >> more on this story coming up on "good morning america" and you can catch that at 7:00 right here on abc7 news. >> it was a flash from th
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
the airlines affected, frontier, men, united jetblue and virgin america. the pass confers were unable to board during the outage. check with the airline before heading to the airport. >> you could be able to lie down flat next time you fly jetblue to new york city. the low-cost care area will offer last seats from san francisco and los angeles to new york with a massage function and 15" tv i. no word how much a ticket will cost but ticket if similar seats on competing airlines sell for $3,000 to $5,000. >> the department of transportation is taking up a new issue it probably never expected to tackle, distracted walking. they announced it plan on creating a new pedestrian safety campaign to raise awareness distracted walking. as we have reported more and more people are walking while texting or listening to music and 1,500 pedestrians went to the emergency room in 2011 after being injured using a smartphone. most deaths occur in urban areas at night. >> from tech titan to media mobile, jeff bezos is calming fears of employees at the "washington post" after it is announced he is buyi
Aug 15, 2013 6:30am PDT
. >> we are all excited about the americas cup here in district two but one thing if you think about it everyone knows what fleet week is like here in the marina. this is fleet week on steroids. think about fort mason, these will be the most brings taken places to watch the americas cup. what we're working on and working to continue to work on and want your input on, how do we make it a positive experience for the people that live here. >> i'm happily married and my life and -- wife and i live around laurel village. we have two children, five around they. we are proud parents and now just excited to be here on the board. i think i'm in the middle. i'm a moderate person. fiscal fiscally conservative and that is the way i intend to practice what i preach here. in terms of getting into politics, i think for me it was really that reasons. first being from here, i think that was part of my own motivation, feeling a sense of roots in san francisco. also raising our children here. i think we went through as a young family the discussion and dialogue that many young families go through. sh
Aug 6, 2013 1:00pm EDT
now under the generous sponsorship of rolls-royce north america and we are grateful for that support. it is allowed us to continue this ongoing discussion and dialogue to a big buildup. we are grateful for that support. this special discussion series is on the defense review. we know almost everything by its initials. insider whenare an you can engage in an entire sentence with subjects, verbs, modifiers, and they are all acronyms. and it actually makes sense to you, if you will. i will review that history briefly with you and then we will welcome our guests. the general has been in the air -- you enrolled first at the air force academy but graduated in 1896. he has had quite a number of assignments at all levels of the air force, over 600 hours of combat flying ranging from original desert storm and desert shield. he now has the unique distinction of being the director of the air force office. he has got the responsibility for managing this from an air of course, itive. is a statutory requirement that congress passed back in 1996. there has been since then, for. this will be our fif
Aug 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
a cruise around the bay. as emirates team new zealand, here's america's cup ceo steven barkley on the latest for the challengers. >> and now, what do we see? we see artemis out on the water and we look forward to luna rossa in a match which really people think is going to be close. >> reporter: in all of this action ahead in august, one of the three challengers will face oracle team usa. the america's cup organizers know how the bay area looks to its sport to be part of a larger event. >> one. things we've learned is how san francisco wants to enjoy events such as this. and we're seeing it again now. in the last sort of two or three weeks, we've noticed that the whole tone has changed. as we've seen the tourists and the boaters voting with their ç feet. >> reporter: with no teams competing on the bay, the america's cup park will still be open for a variety of activities. i'm laurence sc >>> all right, so we can still go out there and watch the boats, even though there's not official competition. >> and you know who's been doing that? jeff ranieri. >>> the great thing people d
Aug 25, 2013 9:00pm PDT
be proud of what we a i chiefed. >> and next up, the america's cup final starting right here on nbc, saturday, september 7th. oracle team usa defending the cup. >>> and coming up next, we'll show you the plan to make double slides, a place for families. from the fields to the vineyards, mexican american ground breakers making strides in the wine making. a bay area woman rememberings what it was like to see martin luther king's historic "i have a dream" speech and how it transformed her life. ♪ looks like you started to make something. ♪ oh, a green! ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] cheerios. with flavors your heart will love. ♪ find your favorite cheerios flavors. available at target. >>> thousands of people gathered in washington, d.c. this weekend. a bay area woman was one of those who was in the nation's capital a half century ago to protest discrimination and inequality. tonight, she reflects. nbc bay area cheryl herd has the story. >> it was a buzz about hearing dr. king. >> one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content o
Aug 6, 2013 12:00pm PDT
in politics for so many ways, doing work around central america, supporting people in central america against u.s. imperialism, their right to live, self determination. i did a lot of work on that on campus when i was in college. a bit of work on apartheid when i was in college as well. >> i never got involved in supporting a candidate. i never thought a candidate was someone that i would support. then when tom ammiano ran against willie brown, i got inspired. i thought, someone with integrity and honesty, if they can run for mayor, maybe i can be somebody who represents what is true about our people. that is what inspired me to run and be a candidate. one thing this year that i really tackling, and i expect to for a long time, looking at me and how it operates in my district. san francisco, we talk about it being a transit first city, but it does not mean a lot if transit is not very well thought out in places away from downtown. my district is where we need to create better options. all the way down to randall street, there is no accessible boarding areas for the church. there is a woman th
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm EDT
on and president obama's soaring rhetoric about the promise of america, life, liberty, justice and equality for all has already been forgotten by many. and i know that many, many people in america will not think of dr. king again until his holiday rolls around again next year. but i would like for us to pause tonight and think more deeply about the meaning of dr. king's life and his legacy and what it has to teach us about our nation's president. it seems particularly important for us to do that given that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. 50 years have passed. 50 years have passed since king's voice soared over the washington monuments declaring his dream, i have a dream. it is a dream deeply wounded in the american dream. and yesterday while i was watching president obama's inaugural address i heard echoes of king's speech. i have a dream. and when i turned off my television set, i spent a few minutes reflecting on the question. are all of us, all of us truly welcome to share in this dream, the same dream that dr. king dreamed? most americans i'm sure can recite por
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
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Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking overnight. swallowed up. the massive sinkhole, opening up under a popular florida resort. windows cracking. more evacuated. we're live at the scene. >>> breaking new details on the dramatic end to a six-day hostage ordeal. 16-year-old hannah anderson rescued after an fbi shootout. the heroes on horseback who found her speak out this morning. >>> i wanted to dedicate this award to cory. >> a surprise appearance by "glee" star lea michele, speaking out for the first time, about her love and the loss of her boyfriend, co-star cory monteith. why no one expected this heartfelt tribute right now. >>> and carrie underwood is here, live, like you have never seen her before. she says hosting "gma" has been her dream. now, she's heading into the anchor chair with us. >> hey, everybody, are you ready for a good morning, america? >>> good morning, america. all of our viewers in the west. robin and sam off today. great to have ginger here. lara to my right. different angle. we have a lot to get to this morning. including the latest the alarming sinkhole outsid
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
around since 1958, back then it was the best selling car in america. matthew has been restoring these impalas since high school. >> they are a classic. they are luxury and handle well and great looking. >> it has been redesign many times and over the years it fell on tough times. but for 2014, chevrolet has come out with an all new impala that impressed consumer reports audit to king. >> it is like a luxury sedan, controlled but acceleration is swim and agile for such a large sedan. >> the top of the line version costs around $39,000. it comes standard with advanced safety equipment includeing blind spot monitoring and forward collision warning. that is a big change from the 1958 impala with no seatbelts and of course, no airbags. while old impalas had an a.m. radio the new impala is state-of-the-art radio with a system that has touch screen with good old knobs and buttons, too. >> we have seen big improvement in american cars recently with a lot of successful redesigns and the impala is perhaps the most impressive transformation. >> it outscores lexus and audi that costs thousa
Aug 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
the expert has to say. >> we will check with josh for a look at "good morning america" at 7:00 a.m. >> good friday morning. were more now on the threat to american embassies and consulates in a dozen predominantly muslim countries, with officials doing everything possible to fined -- find out what the target is. the embassies have been shut down across the middle east and we will have much more on this next right here on "good morning america" next. >> that is in half an hour. >> in the last 20 minutes the food and drug administration announced new regulations for foods labeled "gluten free," carrying the label they must have less than 20 parts more president of -- parts per million. it is now a nearly $1 billion business and the f.d.a. is giving the food industry a year to comply. >> the all stars beginning the quest for a little league world series and is in san bernardino for the western regionals after boating santa cruz. they left for southern california on tuesday and the all stars play arizona state champions today at 4:00, and face teams from maui, utah, and southern california on s
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
for the fanfest and the giants take on the baltimore orioles at 1:05 and the semi finals of to the america's cup start this afternoon along the embarcadero. >> benicia has decided to prepare an environmental impact report delaying the plan to transfer crude oil by rail to the refinery. the city decided to call for more review after receiving dozens of public comments and conflicting scientific views on the $30 million rail facility project. officials hoped to get approve next month and now the project is not expected to go before the planning commission until december at the usualliest. they ship crude oil to the refinery by boat. >> a murder led to a stand off and fail police shooting in sunnyvale. >> that was police gunfire as they confront add man after a two hour stand off which stated after a man murdered his estranged wife. they were in court on wednesday for divorce proceedings and she filed a restraining order and he owns a metal work company a short drive from the home. >> happening today, mills while students in people bring are scheduled to retake their advance praise placement test a
Aug 6, 2013 8:00am PDT
dream foreclosed: black america and the fight for a place to call home." first, we look at the national security agency and the u.s. drug enforcement administration. dea agents are using intelligence gathered by the nsa to investigate americans and then being order to cover it up. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. jeff bezos is buying the washington post, one of the leading newspapers in the country. the founder and chief executive is one of the wealthiest people in the united states. he will pay $250 million for the post and a number of , less than one percent of his wealth, which is estimated at more than 28 billion dollars. he is a friend of donald graham, chief effective of the washington post company, whose family has owned the newspaper for eight decades. over the past the gate, the companies newspaper division a seen a 44% drop in operating revenue. in addition, he will get another -- a number of other washington post owned businesses. the deal does not include or foreign-polic
Aug 3, 2013 8:00am EDT
of five nonfiction books including "gifted hands" and "america the beautiful," is live for three hours answering your questions from facebook, twitter, e-mail and by phone. watch these programs and more all weekend long on booktv. for a complete schedule, visit >> you're watching booktv. next, peter carlson recalls the capture of journalists albert richardson and junius browne by confederate forces at the battle of vicksburg. the reporters were sent to multiple confederate prisons over 20 months until they escaped and made their way across the appalachians with the assistance of union sympathizers. this is about 50 minutes. [applause] >> thank you, david. i'm thrilled to be here at the national archives. to be back here, i should say. i've written three books, and i have researched all of them at the national archives. a place with buried treasures all over it. they've got a lot of boxes here, boxes filled with little folders filled with papers, and there are a lot of stories hidden b in those papers. in fact, if you get really quiet and you listen really closely, you just
Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
's challen challenges, they're the same as a lot of the challenges facing america as a whole. >> so, all this morning, we're going to be joined by the people who are critical to the city's russ ser recollection including kevyn orr, the appointed emergency manager for detroit, the founder of quicken loans, dan gilbert, become a critical champion of real estate in detroit and cy young award winning pitcher for the tigers justin verlander join us on this special edition of "morning joe." joining us inside the plant as what went by what was that? that's beautiful. former treasury official and economic analyst steve ratner. makes sense this morning you're here even though you slept in your clothes. the obama administration's car czar during the bailout. >> look at him. you should see it. it's wrinkled. he's the author of the book "overhaul, an insider's account of the obama administration's emergency rescue of the auto industry." actually steve stayed at a very nice hotel called the holedy inn express. it's cool. i like it nearby here. >> he doesn't know anything about saving the economy. >>
Aug 9, 2013 2:00pm EDT
justice in the criminal justice system here in america. and i wanted the president to speak to that. president spoken to that in your point of view? guest: he surprised everybody by walking into the briefing room two days later and he spoke in a way, here, that no other president before him could have spoken. from a personal experience, having experienced racism and racial profiling as a young man, all the way up to his becoming a u.s. senator. you have to bear in mind the president is a harvard graduate, magna cum laude, university professor and has written several books and he has been profiled in his life. so he knew something about racism and he spoke to at beautifully and i applaud the president for doing that. i think he opened the conversation on the issue of race and racism. ed, many ofe the op- my friends and some of the reporters that i most admired him they were opposed to the president speaking on this issue because he said the president would degrade the conversation. contraire, anyau precision the president enters, he elevates it. host: how would he degrade the convers
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am EDT
by the government to refocus america's bias from internal surveillance of americans pure and simple. i have come to that, i do not believe it. host: what led you to that? caller: the timing. thee serendipitous for troops in the embassies. at the same time they were withholding hearings about surveillance and americans and the power of the nsa. suddenly it stopped and now we are worried about an imminent threat? host: this from "usa today," authorities released the names of 25 suspects on monday, saying that they were planning terrorist attacks across the country. the development came as washington ordered the closure of 20 u.s. diplomatic missions throughout the war -- throughout the week. the suspects being targeted in office, with government installations in the country, things were beefed up from the ports. this topic of discussion came up yesterday at the white house during the usual press briefing held by j kearney. talking about the current threat, here is what they had to say. [video clip] toi am not in a position discuss specific intelligence, but we believe the threat is significant and
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
of its kind in america, to enable information sharing across the austin medical community. -- austin medical community. medicalgency -- boston community. the reaction after the attack was not accidental. it was a product of years of training and investment in the link state and local capacity and the quick, orderly, focused, and comprehensive response by law enforcement, first responders, and the larger boston community on that day saved lives. immediate control over the scene by law enforcement and assistance from first responders and medical personnel helped you entry theack fallen fallen and injured, a scenario they have practiced to ensure no one facility would be overwhelmed. citizens stepped up and played a critical role, it hearing for the wounded, donating blood, and submitting videos that helped -- aify the suspects powerful reminder of the role the public lays in providing aid but also providing useful information. the reason why after i became secretary, i called for the creation and then expansion of the argument " if you see something say something" campaign, expanding i
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
ring and if america is to be a great nation this must become true so let freedom ring let freedom ring. from the mighty mountain to new york let freedom ring from pennsylvania. not only that but let freedom ring from the resort. let freedom ring from the lookout mountain of tennessee. let freedom ring from every hill of mississippi and from every mountainside. let freedom ring, and when it happens, when we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and from every state and every city we will be able to speed up the day that all of us black men and white men choose power and we will be able to join hands and sing in the old spirit of free at last, free at last. thank god almighty we are free at last. [applause] >> on a sunday morning in september of 1963, for young black girls attended sunday school at the 16th st. storch church. the bible lesson was a love that for dallas. the girl moved to the basement when suddenly an always went through the church like a cannon. the bomb planted near the basement went through the house of worship. they toppled a gruesome discovery
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm EDT
is the export and import of the american manned ships with items made in america and the foreign land ships with products made in foreign lands. if there is not a balance there, why would we want to have more foreign ships? how many are we going to lose? >> host: okay. >> guest: in the port of virginia i can tell you that our ratio import-export is about 50/50 which is a great base to be so from this country we are seeing like i said before we are sending over you know paper pulp and logs and agriculture and then we are importing those foreign finish things that are made elsewhere. now in the united states there is a huge push push to reassure some offshore manufacturing so the port of virginia wants to be the conduit for trade. >> host: you said it's 50/50, pretty much equal between exports and imports. why does that matter do you think? >> guest: we want commerce coming and going from both manufactures, producers agriculture in the united states. those farmers and businesses want places to send their goods and so there is a demand oversees so we have to pay attention to both export and im
Aug 13, 2013 7:00pm PDT
-- three local winners of the annual celebrated america writing contest. >> the land of peace and opportunity. i am glad that america is a nation because it brought my family here. >> thank you. >> both the winners and the second runner up came men ri in richmond. el men ri in richmond. >>> the store on california on franklin street cleared out at 3 p.m. when a refrigerator unit started leaking. fire officials telling us the le freon. >>> david stevenson explains how a trail of blood led to the massive stash. . >> reporter: than 30, 000 pills and 23 kilos of powder. it is known as ecstasy or molly. it is estimated as $1. 5 millin . >> sometimes you do get lucky and this instance we were lucky. >> the bus came to an unusual incident sunday morning, witnesses described to us seeing a man died through a glass window. >> there was a gentleman hanging from the fire escape and when i got closer he just kind of drops from the fire escape and fell into the glass. >> that's when they discovered the drugs and $30, 000 in cash and they arrested seven terrelle both of san francisco. >> i
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